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Pope Francis watches a friendly soccer game between Italian professional soccer players with children clad in uniforms as part of the first World Children’s Day on May 25, 2024, at Olympic Stadium in Rome.

Pope Francis meets with 50,000 for World Children’s Day in Rome’s Olympic Stadium

May 25, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

“In you, children, everything speaks of life and the future. The Church, as a mother, welcomes you and accompanies you... Read more

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Carbon dating reveals true age of purported tunics of St. Peter and St. John

May 25, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

A conference titled “The Tunics of St. Peter and St. John, Two Extraordinary Relics of the Sancta Sanctorum,” presented a... Read more

Pilgrims on their way to Ugandan Martyrs' Day on May 21, 2024.

Kenyan pilgrims begin more than 200-mile walk to mark Ugandan Martyrs Day

May 25, 2024

By ACI Africa

Millions are expected to arrive at the Namugongo Shrine, the site where St. Charles Lwanga and his companions were burned... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, relator general of Synod on Synodality, speaks to the media on June 20, 2023, at the temporary headquarters of the Holy See Press Office in Vatican City.

Cardinal Hollerich: ‘Today we have politicians. Politicians have no convictions’

In a recent interview, the archbishop of Luxembourg discussed the European elections and the dwindling influence of Christianity on politics. Read more

Local residents collect potatoes from Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle on May 17, 2024.

‘Come and get it’: Texas Catholic charity gives away nearly 50,000 pounds of potatoes

May 25, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Catholic Charities of the Texas Panhandle’s Interfaith Hunger Project “received a HUGE donation of potatoes” and gave them all away. Read more

The body of St. Pio of Pietrelcina.

How Padre Pio overcame suffering with hope

May 25, 2024

By CNA Staff

On the birthday of St. Pio of Pietrelcina, we remember what one of the last journalists to interview him said... Read more

Residents continue recovery and cleanup efforts on May 23, 2024, with the help of family and friends following Tuesday’s destructive tornado in Greenfield, Iowa. The storm was responsible for several deaths in the small community.

Iowa parish still working to help tornado victims after deadly twister

May 24, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

After a tornado ripped through the small town of Greenfield, Iowa, on May 21, St. John’s Catholic Church has mobilized... Read more

A pro-abortion activist displays abortion pills as she counter-protests during an anti-abortion demonstration on March 25, 2023, in New York City.

Pro-life roundup: Louisiana passes abortion fraud bill, California invites abortionists from Arizona

May 24, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

A look at major abortion-related developments that took place in the states this week. Read more

Cardinal Bo during his interview with ACI Prensa and EWTN News.

Myanmar conflict: a state of unprecedented turmoil and suffering, Cardinal Bo says

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, archbishop of Yangon in Myanmar, says there is an “unprecedented state of turmoil and suffering, which... Read more

Small white vans dubbed "monstrance mobiles" are being used for the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage. They are just big enough for some of the "perpetual pilgrims" and a pedestal upon which Christ in the monstrance can be placed.

What would a road trip with Jesus and Mary be like? These young Catholics are finding out

May 24, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the apostles and journey, eat, joke, and... Read more

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Catholic bishops sue Biden administration over abortion provisions in pregnant workers law

May 24, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The lawsuit challenges regulations issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Read more

The Reichstag in Berlin, seat of the German federal Parliament.

German bishops praise constitution on 75th anniversary of post-Nazi era

May 24, 2024

By AC Wimmer

German bishops have lauded their country’s constitution as a beacon of freedom as the nation commemorates the 75th anniversary of... Read more

Pilgrims from South Korea wave a flag at the closing Mass of World Youth Day Lisbon with Pope Francis on Aug. 6, 2023.

International conference on youth ministry wrapping up in Rome

May 24, 2024

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

Nearly 300 delegates hailing from bishops’ conferences in 110 countries are meeting in Rome to participate in the International Youth... Read more

City skyline in Sydney, Australia.

Australian Mass attendance dropped during pandemic restrictions, but young adults show up

May 24, 2024

By AC Wimmer

A new report by the Church in Australia shows a drop in Mass attendance in 2021 while also highlighting an... Read more

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Bishop Conley asks Pope Francis to provide ‘encouragement, clarity, support’ to U.S. bishops

May 24, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

In a recent letter, the bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, encouraged the pope to “familiarize himself” with the American episcopate before... Read more

Pro-abortion activists include the Marea Verde, or Green Wave Movement, a grassroots coalition of protesters who wear green bandanas at events.

Survey: Pro-abortion laws ascendant globally

Despite the release of the Vatican document Dignitas Infinita (“Infinite Dignity”), various nations continue moving in the opposite direction on... Read more

National Shrine and Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Sheshan, also known as Basilica of Mary, Help of Christians, in Shanghai, China.

Why the feast of Mary, Help of Christians is a special day for Catholics in China

May 24, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed May 24, the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, to also be a World Day... Read more

As Father Julio Fernández Techera sees it, the Society of Jesus’ leadership prefers “to maintain the fiction that things are going well rather than risk recognizing the religious and apostolic decline of the society.”

Prominent Jesuit: The Society of Jesus is in ‘profound decline’

May 24, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Father Julio Fernández Techera, SJ, rector of the Catholic University of Uruguay, has written a widely circulated, critical essay about... Read more

Elena Guerra, Marie-Léonie Paradis, and Giuseppe Allamano are among the Blesseds whom Pope Francis paved the way for canonization in a decree on May 23, 2024. 

Pope Francis paves the way for the canonization of new saints with zeal for mission work

May 24, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

The Holy See said Pope Francis “has decided to convene a consistory, which will also concern the canonization” of four... Read more

Valerie Huber, the president and CEO of the Institute for Women's Health, speaks to EWTN Pro-Life Weekly on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Pro-life leader launches ‘life-affirming, family-strengthening’ health ministry for women

May 24, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

President of the Institute for Women’s Health Valerie Huber speaks with EWTN News President Montse Alvarado on “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly.” Read more